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Chicago Greeter
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“the loop”(246 reviews)
“free service”(83 reviews)
“cultural center”(120 reviews)
Chicago Greeter highlights interest areas and more than 25 neighborhoods for visitors to explore. Chicago Greeter is designed to match a friendly, enthusiastic, and city knowledgeable local with a visitor for a two - four hour FREE informal, insider...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
77 E. Randolph, Chicago, IL
Theater District
+1 312-945-4231
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All reviews the loop free service cultural center highly recommend this service walking tour personalized tour free tour great tour great introduction millennium park his knowledge four hours the gold coast knowledgeable guide hour tour highlight of our trip great city
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This tour was personalized and accommodating of our interests. Our tour guide was engaging and knowledgable. She offered sights of and background information on wonderful places. Good to know tips and facts from a Chicagoan. Highly recommend! Thanks, Bobbie! Austin, Martha and Jenny

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Trail659436
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a fun day visiting Chicago with our Chicago Greeter, Michael G. He was super informative. Having grown up nearby, we learned more about Chicago than we ever learned in school. Michael gave us a “behind the scene” glimpse of the city including a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AnnS-032
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was advised by my Air New Zealand travel rep to pre-book a city orientation with Chicago Greeters, as this was my first time in Chicago, and travelling alone for three days. Thankfully the pre-Christmas weather whilst not warm was not snowing and I got...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Maureen2c
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our greeter, Brian, was awesome! We could tell he loved the city, which was great. He showed us around the neighborhood we were staying in, helped us get our CTA passes, took us into the city to Millenium Park, the Cultural Center and the Marshall...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 9388kms
Reviewed 1 week ago

Paul took us on a tour downtown for a lot of walking, which we had specifically asked for. He met us exactly as planned and exactly on time and showed us around. It was cold out and snow and ice were on the ground but...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank John L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brian showed us around the Loop. He was knowledgeable, friendly, passionate about his city, and fun to be around! He had the perfect mixture of sharing personal experiences of life in Chicago and giving us tips of things we would enjoy doing as visitors. I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ksdisneydarling
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an excellent experience with Chicago Greeter program. Sherry, our guide is super nice and patient. We visit Chicago during Christmas and was so surprised to see people volunteering during holidays. Definitely recommend it! You will gain many insights about the whole history and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing tour with Judith over the Christmas period. Judith told us so much about Chicago over the years and how it’s changed and took us round the loop showing us all the architecture and facts of the buildings and taking us inside...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the most amazing tour - ever period! This program is customized for each person and my greeter was incredibly knowledgeable. I almost wanted to move to Chicago afterwards! The greeter communicates with you prior to your trip to better ascertain your likes and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank khaleda77777777
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had so much fun with our Chicago greeter Adrian. It was great to hear the history of Chicago from a lifelong native and a great storyteller. Our Chicago greeter experience far exceeded our expectations and we wholeheartedly recommend Chicago greeters and especially greeters like...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a
good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of
Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
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June 18, 2018|
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Response from 890nt | Reviewed this property |
According to the website, you must put in a request 10 days before you arrive to Chicago. Hope this helps!
Chuck M
March 26, 2017|
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Response from Katie L | Property representative |
If you would like to have a Greeter show you some of your interests for 2-4 hours please submit a visit request at our Chicago Greeter website.
September 12, 2016|
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Response from Katie L | Property representative |
Please visit our Chicago Greeter website to submit a visit request.